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Live from Abu Dhabi Connect the World takes you on a journey across continents, investigating the stories that are changing our world.

Thursday's Connector: John Pedley

April 2nd, 2010
03:29 PM ET

Would you be like John Pedley and give up millions of dollars to live a basic lifestyle helping disadvantaged people in Africa?

What do you want to ask John Pedley?

What do you want to ask John Pedley?

For most people, the answer would probably be no.

For British businessman though, he's preparing to sell off all his worldly possessions for a much simpler life helping those less fortunate than him. .

Pedley has put his $1.5 million country home on the market and is also selling his Range Rover worth more than $100,000.

The 41-year-old is heading to Uganda to start a charity focused on improving the community by developing better health, water and education facilities.

What would you ask John Pedley - millionaire turned philanthropist?

Why would he give up his millions? Did something in his life force him to make a change? What does he hope to achieve?

Please leave your comments below and be sure to include where you're writing from.

Online chat: Tiger faces the media

April 2nd, 2010
01:33 PM ET

As Tiger Woods prepares his return to the game of golf at the Masters tournament, the golfer decided that he would finally face the public and answer questions from members of the press during an open media call.

Will Tiger Woods recover?

Will Tiger Woods recover?

In his first news conference since the scandal broke, Tiger Woods said Monday that the six weeks he spent in rehab for sex addiction changed him.

"I was in there for 45 days, and it was to take a hard look at myself - and I did," he told reporters at the Augusta National Golf Club as he prepares to return to golf at the Masters. "And I've come out better - certainly a much better person for it than I was going in."

Woods also indicated that he hopes to woo back sponsors who have left him in droves.

CNN's Max Foster hosted an online chat during the press conference and was joined by "The Times" sports columnist, Matthew Syed.

Here's a look at how the chat went.

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Six degrees: Ricky Gervais to Carrie Underwood

April 2nd, 2010
11:31 AM ET

This is the part of the show where we invite you to connect two celebrities in only five steps.

First up we've chosen a recent connector of the day, Ricky Gervais, who kept us all highly entertained when he joined us on the show last week.

We want you to connect the comedian and Hollywood star to American Idol star and country singer Carrie Underwood.

Please send us your answers below and be sure to include where you're writing from.